A Girl in the Himalayas

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A young girl's presence threatens the peace of a magical sanctuary high in the Himalayas.

Beyond the peaks and valleys of the Himalaya Mountains lies a magical sanctuary. Protected from the chaos of man, it is home to immortal beings and mystical creatures. When Vijaya, a young human girl, is brought to the sanctuary for her protection, the immortals welcome her, but fear she will lead to their ruin. As mankind draws closer to the sanctuary's borders, Vijaya must protect her new friends and prove what humans are capable of.

Explore the wonders and beauty of A Girl in the Himalayas, David Jesus Vignolli’s debut graphic novel, as it examines the astonishing potential of the human spirit.

"A Girl in the Himalayas is a wonderful fable about learning the value of this incredibly magical world we live in, which we can so easily forget, and how sometimes we must protect this world from the dangerous illusions we create and come to believe.” -Fábio Moon (Two Brothers, Daytripper

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  • Dave Schaafsma

    A Girl in the Himalayas is the story, a debut graphic novel, of a young girl, Vijaya, who is transported after her parents’s death to a sanctuary in the Himalayas. Like Shang-ri-la? The Himalayas ha...

  • Imran Mahmud

    Nice artwork with a beautiful philosophical story. ...

  • Petergiaquinta

    I suppose I could approach this review from a more mature, nuanced perspective and invoke cultural appropriation and misrepresentation, etc., but screw all that. A Girl in the Himalayas just sucks fro...

  • Nathan

    I enjoyed reading through A Girl in the Himalayas. The drawings have a strong style and the black/white with one sepia color throughout, is attractive. The story loosely uses concepts germane to both ...

  • Hailey

    I loved the illustrations but something in the story was lacking for me. I also thought certain parts got a bit too philosophical for the target audience....

  • Maia

    Not fully sure what to make of this story- I guess it didn't quite land with me, though the artwork is very nice. The story begins in when a young girl, Vijaya, is orphaned when attackers burn down he...

  • Blue

    The art work is beautiful. The story is complex on the spiritual/nature side with some good depth, but the humans are oversimplified, just evil, period. I wasn't sure why the girl had to take lessons ...

  • ? wambui ?

    This is more middle grade than I expected but even then I'm not sure my brother would enjoy it. It's very rosy, smiles and happiness all round which I'm not the biggest fun of, the MC's parents death ...

  • Laura

    A fascinating fairy tale with striking art. Pretty, clear, and touching. I liked it a lot....

  • Chris

    Amazing visuals but the story was a little lacking....